Poetry & Short Stories

Being Creative without Being Negative

We have a culture in wallowing in negativity. I am currently fighting to change my mind, literally, change my daily and hourly thoughts.  I’ve always based my writing on negativity. It’s how I coped with issues I didn’t have anyone to talk to about. It’s so hard. Negativity is written into our culture. The music …

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Being

  This is a new poem… second draft. Being I stand, admiring the edge of clouds along the sky but I can’t connect to their certainty of being, and action. I’m floating like an air molecule, “invisible to the naked eye,” but I’m here. Fluid like ocean water and swimming amongst many. I’m strangely relevant, …

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My Hair

I wrote a lot of poetry in college. My sophomore year (2005) I debated whether or not I should stop relaxing my hair.  This poem was written at the very beginning of my transition.  This is my favorite poem that I’ve written. My Hair I like to examine the way my hair grows at the roots, …

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